Pentagon: Test Successful, Mock Warhead Over Pacific Shot DownVandenberg Air Force Base in Central California is set to launch a missile Tuesday afternoon designed to shoot down an incoming warhead.
Air Force Tests Unarmed Cold War-Era Missile Amid Growing Worry Over North KoreaLike a giant pen stroke in the sky, an unarmed Minuteman 3 nuclear missile roared out of its underground bunker on the California coastline Thursday and soared over the Pacific, inscribing the signature of American power amid growing worry about North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons capable of reaching U.S. soil.
Rocket Launched In California To Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle ThrustersAuthorities say a long-range interceptor blasted off Thursday from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The launch was testing thrusters on the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle, which is designed to crash into enemy missiles and destroy them.
Air Force Test-Launches Unarmed Minuteman 3 Missile From CaliforniaThe Air Force says an unarmed Minuteman 3 missile was launched from California in a test of the intercontinental ballistic missile system.
NASA Launches Earth-Observing Satellite, Trail Seen Across RegionA NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday with the hope it will transmit data that will help the world do a better job of preparing for floods and droughts.
Storm Scrubs Southern California Rocket LaunchConcerns about the severe weather prompted officials at Vandenberg AFB to postpone the launch of a defense satellite.
Shark Attack Closes Three Southern California BeachesThree beaches along coastal Vandenberg Air Force Base are closed after a 28-year-old surfer survived an attack by a shark.
Air Force Launches Minuteman 3 Test MissleThe U.S. Air Force has test-launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile from California.
California Launch Of NASA Carbon-Monitoring Satellite Delayed Until 3 P.M. WednesdayA failure in ground equipment has postponed the launch of a NASA satellite designed to study atmospheric carbon dioxide, the main driver of climate change.
SpaceX Launches Canadian Satellite From CaliforniaA SpaceX rocket carrying a Canadian satellite intended to track space weather launched from the California coast Sunday in what was billed as a test flight.
UPDATED: Rocket Carrying Spy Satellite Launches From Calif.A massive rocket carrying a spy satellite for the U.S. government launched from the central California coast Wednesday.